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Pictured here is Claudia Rankine giving her keynote speech on the opening day of the 2016 Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) conference, which ended yesterday. Rankine’s speech took on the lack of diversity in MFA programs, a hot topic at this year’s conference and in the publishing industry in general. Other news from
While publishing continues to chew over the issue of diversity—or lack thereof amongst its hired professionals—authors are taking on more awareness of how to market themselves and indie publishers are using the digital space to make the most of a limited budget. Ready? Set? Read!
Book news this week is consumed by announcements of the sale of Perseus Books Group, which was acquired on the publishing side by Hachette, and on the distribution side by Ingram. Other news includes editors joining authors on a book tour and the importance of changes in copyright law. Ready? Set? Read!
This week we mourn two literary greats, both of whom passed on Friday, February 19: Harper Lee, age 89, and Umberto Eco, age 84. In slightly uplifting news, book clubs are purported to help retired senior citizens live longer by providing them regular social activity—ready? Set? Read!
Amazon news crashes through the book world again with rumors of 300 to 400 hundred bookstores they plan to open—though that number is likely not accurate—and the always-beloved Ursula K. Le Guin will be getting a documentary by mid-2017.
Book news was sparse this week, but maybe you’ll be surprised by which genres and subgenres sold well in 2015 and which declined. Ready? Set? Read!